The Screen Actors Guild has joined those defending "Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie. "As fellow creative artists and defenders of freedom of speech, we applaud and join your battle against censorship and blackmail in the case of . . . Rushdie," Guild president Barry Gordon stated in a letter sent Friday to author Susan Sontag, who has spearheaded writers' support of Rushdie.
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